The Godfather of Soul in ink, painted for a close friend of mine.
Category Archives: Figures
An ink painting of the bronze statue by Benvenuto Cellini in the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence.
Figure painting in watercolor is fun because you can’t think about it too much, you just have to do it. Here’s a sitting nude.
A figure painting in watercolor.
In India ink, painted fast.
From the Palazzo Massimo in Rome, two sketches of a beautiful crouching Venus and the head of the incredible bronze Hellenistic sculpture, “The Pugilist.” Click on the thumbnail below for a larger view.
Here are a couple of walnut stain ink paintings of some old timers. I think I’ve been influenced by Boardwalk Empire here:
Here are a couple portraits of Colin, who along with his lovely wife Stella operates the Microcafe, the neighborhood cafe just down the street from where I live. Microcafe is the type of pleasant, local establishment where one can always bump in to friends, share … Read More →
A watercolor of Jamie from my sketchbook. A detail:
There are countless treasures at the Naples National Archaeological Museum, just too many. Many of the works were recovered from excavations in Pompeii and Herculaneum ranging from gold headpieces to vases to jewelry to the magnificent bronze and marble sculptures and mosaics. It is stunning … Read More →